Popeye’s to open next week

Popeye’s to open next week

Brewton’s Popeye’s Louisiana Chicken will open its doors next week. Located in the former KFC building, locals have watched the progress since October. This week, ... Read more

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Obits for Wed., Dec. 17 issue

Willie Edmon Blair Atmore Willie Edmon Blair, 66, of Williams Lane Atmore, passed away Tuesday morning, Dec. 9, 2014 in a Pensacola, Fla., hospice facility ... Read more

  1. City superintendent to retire: Smith to end 35-year career in June; AASB to lead search
  2. Free holiday meal offered
  3. By Teresa, for Gail: Local artist dedicates works to late mother-in-law

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PCI investigating pot sales ruling

By Justin Schuver For The Brewton Standard A recent ruling by the U.S. Department of Justice could allow marijuana cultivation and sales on Indian tribal ... Read more

Property tax deadline looming

With the end of the year fast approaching, residents of Escambia County are getting close to the deadline to pay for their property taxes. With ... Read more

Cravers offering ornaments to families served in 2014

Losing a family member can be hard on anyone at anytime, but losing a family member around the holidays can be even harder. With this, ... Read more

Getting parade ready

Getting parade ready

Brewton firemen Dustin Postlewait and Tyler Grissett put the final touches on a fire truck in preparation for Thursday’s Christmas parade. The spirit of Christmas ... Read more

Man assaulted in burglary

Police remain on the lookout for two men who allegedly assaulted an Escambia County Schools bus driver and burglarized his home. Chief Deputy Mike Lambert ... Read more

  1. Send Santa letter, get reply
  2. Need heat bill help?
  3. Meth, spice arrests made
  4. ‘Nanny’ gets into Christmas spirit
  5. Grimes: Busy time in Brewton
  6. Bivens: Time to ship those holiday goodies
  7. City starts project; Broughton honored
  8. County eyes speed limit on Canoe Road North
  9. Obits for Wed., Dec. 10 edition
  10. Buglars assault homeowner after break-in
  11. Obituary: Alfred “Buddy” Henry Mitchell
  12. Obits for Wed., Dec. 3 edition
  13. Flomaton native is BAC performer Tuesday
  14. Nutcracker takes the stage Sunday
  15. Christmas time’s a comin’
  16. Raines known for red coveralls, good deeds
  17. Be safe this holiday season
  18. Lost man found dead
  19. New Habitat director? Glaize to leave for new post; board to hire soon
  20. Missing man found dead near Brewton
  21. BPD make spice arrests
  22. Santa needs help
  23. #shoplocalbuybrewton
  24. He’s the friendliest guy in all of Brewton


Basketball rankings released

BOYS CLASS 7A 1. Mountain Brook (11-1) 2. McGill-Toolen (13-1) 3. Theodore (10-1) 4. Murphy (9-1) 5. Spain Park (11-1) 6. Grissom (9-4) 7. Lee-Montgomery ... Read more

  1. TRM basketball to play in Red Level Christmas Tourney Dec. 26, 27 and 29
  2. BMS Lady Tigers finish season 8-0
  3. TRM basketball wins at Northview


Grimes: Busy time in Brewton

Twenty years ago in 1994, there was a lot going on in the Brewton area. There were many events around to keep everyone busy during ... Read more

Grimes column: Crime does not pay

There were a lot of things going on in the area and the newspaper covered several stories in November of 2004. Edward Russell Dubose, a ... Read more

Bivens column: November recognized as national diabetes month

Some 26 million Americans have diabetes, and 79 million have pre-diabetes according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Diabetes is the seventh leading ... Read more


Church to start movie night

The movies will be rolling every Friday night at Compassion for Brewton Outreach Center, said Pastor Bo Bell this week. “We saw a great need ... Read more


St. Stephens to open new thrift shop

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church is opening a thrift shop and is now taking donations and needs ... Read more


Modest Closet to hold grand opening

Janova Johnson is anything but modest when it comes to describing her dream of owning her own business, The Modest Closet. The Brewton resident and ... Read more


Pay it forward teaches lesson

  The boy seemed to have walked straight off a movie set was my first thought as we approached the grocery store checkout line. His ... Read more